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Ajaaweed Breezes For Start In Florida Derby, One Of The Last For McLaughlin As Trainer

Shadwell Stable’s homebred Ajaaweed, graded-stakes placed at 2 and 3, worked a half-mile Friday morning ahead of his next anticipated start in the $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1) March 28 at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby for 3-year-olds headlines a blockbuster program of 10 stakes, six graded, worth $2.25 million in purses […]

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Pletcher To Take Over Shadwell Horses As McLaughlin Retires From Training

The following statement was distributed to media Thursday after longtime New York trainer Kiaran McLaughlin announced his retirement earlier this week.  On Behalf of H.H. Sheik Hamdan and all of us at Shadwell, we would like to thank Kiaran Mclaughlin and his staff for all of the years of hard work and dedication to the […]

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Sadler Seeks Three-Peat With Gift Box In Santa Anita Handicap

One of eight trainers dating back to 1940 to have saddled consecutive winners of the storied Santa Anita Handicap, John Sadler will seek an unprecedented three-peat this Saturday at The Great Race Place as his high weighted Gift Box defends his title in the 83rd running of the Grade 1, $600,000 classic for older horses […]

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‘It Was Amazing’: Luis Saez Celebrates Saudi Win, Looks Ahead To Agent Transition

Fresh off a victory in the richest race in Thoroughbred history, jockey Luis Saez returned to his South Florida roots Wednesday, After riding Maximum Security to an historic triumph in the $20-million Saudi Cup Saturday in Saudi Arabia, it was business as usual for Saez, who accepted seven mounts on Wednesday’s program at Gulfstream Park. […]

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Pauseforthecause Streaks Into Saturday’s La Verdad Stakes

Chester and Mary Broman’s Pauseforthecause brings a three-race win streak into Saturday’s $100,000 La Verdad, a seven-furlong tilt for New York-bred fillies 4-years-old and upward at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, the homebred daughter of Giant’s Causeway is undefeated since a two-month freshening that includes an optional claiming win on September 12 and the […]

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Report: High Costs May Drive McLaughlin Out Of New York

The Daily Racing Form reports that while trainer Kiaran McLaughlin is preparing to ship his stable south for the winter, he won’t be leaving his usual string behind in New York — and he may not be coming back. David Grening spoke with McLaughlin, who cited rising employee costs and labor board investigations as the […]

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Cigar Mile: True Timber Will Try To Go One Better, Bal Harbour Has Been ‘Holding Good Company’

Calumet Farm’s True Timber and Shadwell Stable’s Ajaaweed breezed in company on Saturday as the talented contingent for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin continued their preparation for the Cigar Mile Day card on December 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack. True Timber was the runner-up in last year’s Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile and will look to make the […]

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$1 Million In Wages Recovered On Behalf Of New York Backstretch Workers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the recovery of approximately $1 million in stolen wages, damages and penalties on behalf of nearly 350 workers following New York State Department of Labor investigations of backstretch employers at racetracks in New York State. “We have zero tolerance for wage theft and will hold accountable any employer who unlawfully […]

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Enticed Retired To Darley America For 2020

Enticed, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Medaglia d’Oro out of triple Grade 1 winner It’s Tricky, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2020 breeding season at Darley’s Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky., at a fee of $10,000, stands and nurses. Enticed, who raced for Godolphin under the care of trainer Kiaran […]

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